Raajneeti
Raajneeti (2010)

This epic tale of Indian democracy concerns Bhasker Sanyal (Naseeruddin Shah), a firey leftist politician who makes a single mistake that compromises his respectability and power. His fall affects nearly a dozen other people, including a… More

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Release Date: August 12, 2010
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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

The film -- full of romance, intrigue and fraternal strife -- is too diffuse to score political points. Or to have much impact.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A contrived, overlong, convoluted and emotionally hollow political thriller that's high on production values and style, but low on substance, palpable suspense and poignancy.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Prakash Jha aims for something trenchant about thwarted destiny and ugly ambition in modern Indian democracy but mostly winds up with a convoluted and tonally awkward Godfather rehash, with nary a character worth rooting for.

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Adam Keleman
Slant Magazine

The partly stiff-acting and tear-inducing reveals shroud the film's more earnest efforts at dissecting the bureaucratic, back-alley dealings.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

More pulpy than political, this Godfather-ripoff Hindi electoral drama is a candidate for oblivion in U.S. theatres.

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Sajin P A
Was like a breath of fresh air amidst all those NRI movies coming from Bollywood... If it was'nt for the sloppy climax, would've given this a 5 out of… More

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